Senior Software Engineer In Test, Query Processing/Database Internals (C++, Python)

Tableau Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 6 months ago

What you'll be doing...

You'll be working on team with a mission to ensure that Tableau's Analytical engine works well with data of different scales and shapes. We are passionate about building products that delight our customers, and we strive to do so with code and technologies that are high-quality, performant, maintainable, and elegant. Help us test and ship the best and latest in query processing, query caching, and query optimization.

Some of the things you'll be doing include

  • Working with cross-platform applications that span desktop and the web

  • Working on Tableau's query platform. Improving its analytical power, and performance

  • Testing performance improvements done through caching, optimizations, and scaling

  • Performing white-box component testing

  • Developing test strategies for functional, integration, performance, and security testing

  • Mastering the product and learning how our customers use Tableau

Who you are

  • Experienced. You have 5+ years of experience developing test automation. You know what it takes to build high quality, enterprise-ready software.

  • Technical. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent. You are fluent in different technologies and programming languages like C++ or Python and you are not afraid of learning new ones. It's a plus if you are fluent in MDX or SQL.

  • Customer-focused. You have the habit of thinking from the customer's perspective. You identify and solve existing or potential problems our customers might encounter in the field.

  • Passionate about quality. A love of testing and analysis through a scientific approach.

  • Self-Motivated. Doing great work and the drive to deliver is just a part of you. You enjoy venturing out, expanding your areas of knowledge, and becoming a domain expert.

  • Team Builder. You want to build our teams and make their testing practices stronger. You enjoy collaborating, learning from experts, and mentoring fellow team members.

  • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard and to help us building one of the best companies in the world!

  • LI-EM1

Tableau Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tableau Software is a company on a mission. We help people see and understand their data. After a highly successful IPO in 2013, Tableau has become a market-defining company in the business intelligence industry. Our culture is casual and high-energy. We are passionate about our product and our mission and we are loyal to each other and our company. We value work/life balance, efficiency, simplicity, freakishly friendly customer service, and making a difference in the world!


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Senior Software Engineer In Test, Query Processing/Database Internals (C++, Python)

Tableau